SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she found remarks by Barack Obama’s former pastor to be “offensive and outrageous” and noted that her Democratic rival had spoken out forcefully against them….
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A gas tax holiday proposed by U.S. presidential hopefuls John McCain and Hillary Clinton is viewed as a bad idea by many economists and has drawn unexpected support for Clinton rival Barack Obama, who also is opposed.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives will not pass a new economic stimulus bill this month, Democratic leader Steny Hoyer said on Wednesday, ensuring that a partisan fight stretches into this summer’s presidential and congressional campaigns.
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) – Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, trying to quell a political firestorm that has roiled his presidential campaign, strongly denounced his former pastor on Tuesday and called his racially charged comments “appalling.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday expressed concern about a Chinese court’s jailing of 30 people for their roles in Tibet’s deadly riots, which triggered anti-China protests across the globe ahead of the Beijing Olympics.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab will discuss ways to boost trade with Southeast Asia and wrap up long-running world trade talks in meetings beginning on Thursday in Indonesia, U.S. officials said.